Isabella Abbott

First Lady of Limu And It was on this day a hundred years ago that Isabella Abbott was born.   She was the first native Hawaiian woman to earn a Ph.D. in science.  Abbott became known as the “First Lady of Limu” or seaweed. When she was a little girl, she spent hours gathering seaweed…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

There is nothing that can beat eating fresh food from the garden.   It seems every meal around here has fresh basil lettuce from the garden and little cherry tomatoes. Today, I was at my favorite olive oil store, and they sell this little gizmo called the Zip Slicer. You load it up with your…

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